Our promise is that all students will be reading at or above grade level by the end of the third grade - as this is the marker for future academic success. The staff of both DECA and DECA PREP will work together and with parents, community members and university partners to ensure a positive learning environment and student success.
"We go to college" is the Dayton Early College Academy's mission and is the mindset of DECA PREP, our new feeder school. DECA PREP, a K-6 charter school, opened in August 2012 with grades K, 1, 2, and 6. Grades 3, 4, and 5 will be added over the next few years. Once all classes have been added, DECA and DECA PREP will include all grade levels from Kindergarten through high school. DECA PREP will serve students who reside within the geographic boundaries of the Dayton Public School District.